½ cup raw tahini
2 tablespoon local raw honey, the thick opaque kind
¼ cup unhulled raw sesame seeds, soaked or not if you prefer
1 tablespoon cocoa powder
1 teaspoon cinnamon
1 inch vanilla bean, seeds only
extra sesame seeds
you may wish to lightly grind seeds if using unsoaked.
1.mix tahini,honey,and 1/4 cup sesame seeds. taste to see if sweet enough,adjust honey.
2.divide mixture into thirds.add cocoa to one part,cinnamon to another and vanilla to the third. you may need to add a little extra sesame seed to the vanilla mix,to stiffen.
3.chill untill firm.
4.divide each part into 4, one inch balls.
5.roll in sesame seeds.
store in fridge.
of course strict vegans may want to try a substitute sweetner,please let us know if you come up with anything! (dates or agave?)......
p.s.i cut out the missing “bites” in the pic with a spoon to show the different flavors!(i realized what it looked like after posting hehe)